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May 11, 2015

Today’s Music News: Fox canceling ‘American Idol’ as of next year

American Idol, the reality show that helped define music television for the 21st century, will end its run in 2016, after its 15th season. The show’s ratings have been in decline for the past several years. Among the careers launched by American Idol are those of Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, and Carrie Underwood. (New York Times) A Dolly Parton biopic called Coat […]

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